From mother to daughter: How mothers and daughters share information about parenting
How parents, and mothers in particular, choose to raise their children is influenced by a range of factors. Expert advice as well as social, cultural and political factors all play a part. Personal and family experience also has an impact on parental views and practice. This briefing outlines some of the findings of a PhD project that examined how the relationships between mothers and daughters affect women’s experiences and expectations of parenting.